THIS PETITION IS CLOSED: Your signatures and comments were delivered to MA legislators in January 2014. Stay tuned for actions to take supporting Silent Spring Institute funding this year.
This article was published in the Harwich Oracle, Wareham Courier, Mashpee Enterprise, Sandwich Enterprise, and Bourne Enterprise in late August. TAKE ACTION: after reading the article below, be sure to sign the petition in support of Silent Spring Institute’s water research! Funding Lost, Silent Spring Presses On Stunned by the Failure of the state legislature to […]
Environment and health groups across the country have launched a new campaign for consumer safety. Using a list of over 100 chemicals of concern, groups are targeting major retailers to reformulate consumer products. The full list of chemicals (including BPA, PVC and others) was sent to 10 companies yesterday along with a letter signed by […]
Consumer Products Contain Potentially Harmful Chemicals Not Listed on Labels Health conscious consumers often pore over product labels trying to avoid certain ingredients. But those labels can be incomplete. A new Silent Spring Institute study shows that everyday products contain a wide range of potentially harmful chemicals, including many that are not listed on product […]
You may have heard of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report released recently, Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach, discussing environmental impacts on breast cancer risk. The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is encouraged by the findings of the report – evidence that MBCC has long supported – recognizing the need to further research the […]